Fascinating Gulmi’s Resunga and Ridi

By Rajesh KC

Gulmi district, a part of Lumbini zone, is one of the seventy-five districts of Nepal. The district with Tamghas as district headquarters has holy places, like Ridi and Resunga hill with its rich biodiversity and historic value, are some of the fascinating places of Nepal. more »

Rangeen Chara by nepathya

For the first time, a music video is being included in PHALANO. Rangeen Chara is a still images based video introducing Nepathya singer Amrit Gurung as a photographer. All still images in this song is Amrit’s work. Lyrics and music composed by Aavas. The video was directed by Bhusan Dahal. FULL MUSIC VIDEO more »

A sojourn to Muktinath

By Rishi Amatya & Bhusan Timla

Muktinath, located within the famous Annapurna Circuit Areas, is one of the most famous and respected shrines in the country. The beautiful aspect of the shrine is that followers of both Hinduism and Buddhism regard the shrine with utmost respect. Pilgrims come to pay their homage to the god all throughout the year. more »

Clear skies in the Valley

By Rajesh KC

For a week Nepal had cloudless blue skies starting from November 15 (2007). Kathmandu illuminated under the mountain range from Dhaulagiri to Gaurishanker. Mets said the clear skies in Nepal are due to a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal. When the skies are clear in the Valley, 80% of the Himalayan range can be seen from Lalitpur area. more »

Chhath Festival

The second day (Friday Nov 16, 2007) of the Chhath festival was observed with great fervour at various places in Nepal, with women worshipping the setting sun and offering arghas. Thousands of devotees gathered on the banks of the river and ponds to pay respects to the Sun God. more »

BhaiTika in Tihar

tihar.gif By Rajesh KC

Bhaitika, the last and the main day of Tihar with much enthusiasm on Sunday. On this day sisters pray to Yamraja, the god of death, for their brother’s longevity and prosperity. According to the Hindu myths, the Goddess of fortune Laxmi offered bhai-tika to more »

हे फूल चुँडेर लाने हो…(music audio)

देवेन्द्र-गिरिश / तस्बिरः राजेश के.सी.
आफैंमा छन्द कविजस्ता लाग्ने गायक कुमार सुब्बा अर्का कवि अगमसिंह गिरीलाई उद्धृत गर्दै सुनाइरहेका थिए । प्रसङ्ग थियो, नेपाल र नेपाली मायामोहको । ‘हत्तेरी हो भाइ’, साना चिम्सा आँखा बिस्तारित गर्दै आठ वर्षछि दार्जिलिङबाट काठमाडौं उत्रेका कुमार सुब्बा भन्दै थिए, ‘म नेपालको ऋण भारले यत्ति थिचिएको छु कि म त्यो भार यो जुनीमा चुकाउन सक्दिन होला ।’ कुमारले भने, ‘रेडियो (नेपाल) ले मलाई उपयुक्त ठाउँ दियो, म कुमार सुब्बा भनेर चिनिन सकें । more »


dashain_gurukul.gifBy Rajesh KC

Dashain is one of the longest and the most auspicious festivals in the Nepalese annual calendar, celebrated by Nepalese of all caste and creed throughout the country. The fifteen days of celebration occurs during the bright lunar fortnight ending on the day of the full moon. more »

Here comes…Dashain

dashain.gifBy Rajesh KC

After a few days of cloudy skies and frequent rain in Nepal, the snowy mountains appear golden on Wednesday evening (Oct 17, 2007). It was the first clear skies over Nepal in the post-monsoon season. These scenes, including pigeons and planes, were captured from Harisiddhi of Lalitpur covering range from more »

A trip to Jumla

What is to change?

jumla.gifBy Kshitiz Adhiraj

And here it was a dream finally coming true, despite the Sita air flight from scorching Nepalgunj wasn™t the best of aviation Nepal had to offer, the stop across the mountains covered in the next 20 minutes more »

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